The College of Fisheries, Mangalore, a premier Fisheries Education and Research Institute was established in 1969 by the then University of Agricultural Sciences, Bangalore as the first fisheries college in India under the agricultural university system of the Indian Council of Agricultural Research, New Delhi. The College has now become part of the newly established Karnataka Veterinary, Animal and Fisheries Sciences University, Bidar. he mission of the College is to promote a greater understanding and appreciation of the biological, technical and economic importance of fisheries and related areas. The mandate of the College is to plan, undertake, aid, promote and co-ordinate education, research and extension in Fisheries Science. Being a premier fisheries institute, the college continues to play a key role in fisheries education and research in the country. The College offers B.F. Sc. (4 years), M. F. Sc. (2 years) and Ph. D.Programs (3 years) in Fisheries Sciences. The M.F.Sc. and Ph. D programs have 5 branches namely Aquaculture, Fisheries Microbiology, Fish Processing Technology, Fisheries Resources and Management and Fisheries Environment and Ecology and MFSc in Fisheries Engineering Technology.
College of Fisheries, Mangalore, Karnataka, India